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Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
>> from the editors of cooks illustrated magazine, it's america's test kitchen with your host christopher kimball, featuring test kitchen chefs julia collin-davon, bridget lancaster, becky hays, with adam ried in the equipment corner and jack bishop in the tasting lab. discover the secrets of america's foremost food testers and tasters today on america's test kitchen. today, on america's test kitchen, we're making crispy breaded pork chops and applesauce. first, julia shows chris the keys to achieving juicy, flavorful chops with a crisp, substantial crust. then jack has chris tasting dijon and reveals why freshness is the key to choosing the best mustard. next, julia uncovers the test kitchen secrets to perfecting applesauce with a pure, deep apple flavor. finally, adam takes chris on a tour of the equipment corner to find the best, inexpensive nonstick skillet. america's test kitchen is brought to you by dcs by fischer & paykel. america's cooks rely on innovation and culinary precision. dcs by fischer & paykel, offering premium indoor and outdoor kitchen appliances. >> and by
Aug 1, 2009 8:00am EDT
that we thought was the pride of america, that's now insolvent. the pride of the world in fact, that's now basically insolvent, except that it was saved by government recently. i could go on and on. >> no, you can't. >> retail sales -- >> you're reaching your five minutes, mr. madrick. >> retail sales, even recently kept going down. so we're in some trouble here. what will you be told by the defense? you will be told what you've heard time and again. it wasn't capitalism, it wasn't unguided capitalism, it was government that did it. it was government that told the commercial bankers to invest in risky securities they did not understand. it was government who told the banking system to set up a compensation system that rewarded people not to manage risk, but to take too much risk. it was government that told people and all these new mortgage brokers, sell mortgages to people who could not possibly understand them, even when you can't understand them, because you'll make a lot of money on it and i can go on and on as you well no. >> no, you can't go on and on. you're using up your five minut
Aug 29, 2009 8:00am EDT
everything because they have no cars. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. it is saturday, august 29th. good morning, kate. >> good morning, bill. we're here at the jfk presidential library in boston. senator ted kennedy lies in repose behind me in this building. we're told family members at this hour are getting ready at their hotel to come here. a senate delegation will come here, as well. they will all pay their last respects. and we'll have coverage of the senator's journey to his final resting place. we'll talk to one of his nephews about his legacy. and some of his former staffers, like supreme court justice stephen breyer, who said working for ted kennedy was like a family. we know you have more, bill? >> we do. >>> we have more on that shocking story. jaycee lee dugard, held for 18 years. we're learning details of her ordeal, including reports that the neighbors voiced some concerns three years ago. but investigators never made it past the front porch. >>> and also, another story out of california. everything must go. that is, if it's government pro
Aug 19, 2009 5:00pm EDT
hundreds. what's happening to the security america has spent and sacrificed to bring about? >>> how to measure success in america's other war in afghanistan. ares its first progress report. >>> we'll take you airborne to look at an extraordinary effort by the u.s. military to save lives in the middle of the war, welcome aboard an air ambulance. >>> and germany wants a million electric vehicles on the road by 2020. we'll plug you in on how they plan to do it. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible, in part, by the following funders -- major support has also been provided by the peter g. peterson foundation dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >> good evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> if you woke up this morning and turned on the news you might have felt a sense of discouragement about what you were hearing out of afghanistan and iraq. more than 5,000 american troops have died in those two countries since troops were de
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Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
an statements that should horrify america and connections to some other people and to the white house and what it means for your healthcare in the future, particularly if you are elderly, handicapped or have a very young child. if you believe this country is great but that government healthcare is taking us in directions we promised ourselves we would never go down again, stand up. come, follow me. hello, america. tonight i ask you to stay with the program. this is not a sound byte program tonight, although it will be taken out of context and it will be used and it will be called fear mongering. what i call this is question with boldness. questions that need answers. we must have answers. i am only following the directions of the president of the united states. he told us how to find out what he really believes and that's exactly what we're going to do. in a couple of minutes, we're going to talk about healthcare, the views of obama's czars and his close advisors and why it's important to look there. it's important to know where they stand, but first, i want to start someplace to show you the
Aug 30, 2009 6:30pm EDT
of america. and during the conversation comparing the canadian and the u.s. system and part of the interview includes a look at the cultural differences between our two countries. here's an excerpt of next week's q and a. >> i'm pretty tough on canada because they keep you waiting so long. and i was talking to minister in canada and i said you keep people waiting. how can you call this good health care? you have to wait months to see a speshtist. and his answer was, look, canadians don't mind waiting so much as long as the rich canadian and the poor canadian have to wait about the same amount of time. and that is their national culture. and we don't have that ethic. it's a standard in america that rich people are going to get better health care than poor people. no other country lets that happen. host: your response to the comments of the author. guest: well, i think i have to agree that this is a different attitude that we have and that you don't have here in the states. for us, it doesn't matter if you have money or you don't have money for health care, you will be offered the same kind of
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Aug 15, 2009 3:00pm EDT
that should horrify america and the connection to statements that other people and white house and what it new orleans your health care in the future particularly if you are elderly, handicapped or have very young child. if you believe this country is great the government health care is taking us in a direction we promised ourselves we never go down again. stand up, come, follow me. >> glenn: hello, america. tonight i ask you to stay with the program. this is not a sound by the program but it will taken out of context and it will be used fearmongering. what i call this is question with boldness. questions that need answers. we must have answers. i am only following the directions of the president of the united states. he told us how to find out what he really believes in. that is exactly what we're going to do in in a couple of minutes we'll talk about the views of obama's soldiers and why it's important to look -- obama's czars but first i wanted to start some places and show you the beginning of and the history of eugenics which means basically creating a master race by discouraging reproduc
Aug 19, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. what's happening to the security america has spent and sacrifice to bringabout? >>> how to measure success in america's other warn afanistan. ares its first progress report. >>> we'll take you airborne to look a an extraordinary effort by the u.s. military to save lives in t middle of the war, welcome aboard anir amlance. >>> d germanyants a million ectric vehiclesn the road by 2020. we'll plug you in on how they plan to do it. >>> fromhe world's leading reporters and analyst here's what's happeni from around the rld. this is "worfocus." made possible, in pa, by th following funder-- major support ha also been provided bthe peter g. peterson foundatio dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibity dddressing key economic allenges facing america's future. >> gd evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> if youoke up this mning and turnedn the news you might have felt a sense of discouragement aut what you were hring outf afghanistan and iraq. more tha5,000 american trps have die in those two countries nce troops were ployed to afghanistan in the fall of 2001 and iraq in e spring of 2003. and hune
Aug 28, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the rewriting of america's restrictive immigration laws, drafted in the 1920s. he fought hard for the immigration and nationality act of 1965, signed by president lyndon johnson. and as america inches toward majority-minority status, with the descendants of european immigrants a declining share of the population, the face of today's america is the one kennedy's efforts helped create, for better... >> i think it is fair to say that senator kennedy was one of the architects of the america of the future. >> suarez: ... or for worse. >> the '65 act put american immigration on auto-pilot. >> suarez: by the time of the john kennedy administration, america had absorbed the huge ellis island generations of immigrants who poured in from europe from roughly 1880 to 1920. president kennedy, whose great- grandparents came to boston from ireland, supported scrapping the existing quota system that used 19th-century america's ethnic makeup as a template for letting in new arrivals, favoring europeans and effectively sealing off newcomers from the rest of the world. on the senate floor in 200
Aug 25, 2009 3:00pm EDT
and then continue? >> i agree with you. i hold no for much of the practices of the insurance companies in america. don't get me wrong. we have to fix the pre-existing condition situation and we don't shout at my town hall meetings. i agree with you. we have to address the issue of people with pre-existing conditions, people who are unable to attain health care insurance and we should do it through risk pools and it is going to cost money. go ahead. >> and the other thing is, mayo clinic that you talked about having good practices is one of the ones that president obama has cited as being the type of medical facility that we should pattern our health care reform on. >> they just don't agree with his proposals. go ahead. >> they suggest some of the same things that the mayo clinic is doing and i have some experience with the mayo clinic. my husband, who was on medicare, chose to stay on regular medicare. so he had the choice of going to mayo. i chose an hmo with medicare. i am wondering, when we have that choice with our government-provided medicare, why are so many people opposed to a government-p
Aug 27, 2009 2:00am EDT
this year let us offer new hope, new hope to an america uncertain about the present, but unsurpassed in its potential for the future. to all those who are idle in the cities and industries of america let us provide new hope for the dignity of useful work. democrats have always believed that a basic civil right of all americans is their right to earn their own way. the party of the people must always be the party of full employment. to all those who doubt the future of our economy, let us provide new hope for the reindustrialization of america. and let our vision reach beyond the next election or the next year to a new generation of prosperity. if we could rebuild germany and japan after world war ii, then surely we can reindustrialize our own nation and revive our inner cities in the 1980s. to all those who work hard for a living wage let us provide new hope that the price of their employment shall not be an unsafe workplace and a death at an earlier age. to all those who inhabit our land from california to the new york island, from the redwood forest to the gulfstream waters, let us provid
Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
's all somehow inevitable and that the only way for america to get ahead is for places like elkhart to be left behind. you hear that argument sometime in washington. but i know and you know that the truth is exactly the opposite. i'm here because i believe our ability to recover and to prosper as a nation depends on what happens in communities just like this one. the battle for america's future will be fought and won in places like elkhart and detroit and goshen and pittsburgh, south bend, youngstown, in cities and towns across indiana and across the midwest and across the country that have been the backbone of america. it will be won by making places like elkhart what they once were and can be again, and that is centers of innovation and entrepreneurship and ingenuity and opportunity. the whirring engines of america. we can't afford to run the race at half strength or half speed. if we hope to lead this century like we did the last century, we have to create the conditions and opportunities for places like elkhart to succeed. we have to harness the potential, the innovative and cr
Aug 28, 2009 12:00am EDT
mexico and central america focuses on immigration issues. but tonight we want to explore another story emerging in that part of the world, the decriminalization of drugs. last week the mexican government announced that it will no longer jail users of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin. and other countries in that region have taken similar steps. what's it all about? well, for more we are joined tonight from washington by john walsh. he is a senior associate on drug policy for the washington office on latin america, which describes itself as a think tank advocacy group promoting human rights and democracy in latin america. welcome to the program. first, tell us more about what these new laws in mexico are. >> well, essentially they decriminalize possession for personal consumption across a range of elicit substances, whether it's marijuana or cocaine, and the mexican law, while new for mexico, is not necessarily new for latin america. there are similar decriminalization statutes up and down the continent, and it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions open
Aug 6, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of the book "the battle for america" join us later. >>> also, sonia sotomayor was confirmed late today by a vote of 68-31. nine republicans voted for her, and every democrat present. could that cause trouble for the republicans with latino votes next november? we'll look at that in "the politics fix." >>> and what american political celebrity was offered 40 cows and 20 goats for some guy to marry their daughter? and who said it was up to the daughter to decide? that's in tonight's "hardball sideshow." >>> we begin with the president's slipping approval ratings. now down to 50% in a new poll. patrick buchanan is an msnbc political analyst and bob shrum is a democratic analyst. let's take a look. here the quinnipiac poll numbers to look at. approve the president's performance, 50%. disapprove, 42%. that compares to only a month ago and just a month ago to 57% positive, 33% negative. now, let's look at the source of this. the quinn pi yak poll asks people how is the president handling the health care issue. there you have it, 39%. very, very low for an issue he really campaigned on. 52% o
Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
yesterday with apologies to those folks watching on c-span, but the only moral contented people in america then left-wing commager's on blogs or left wing collars -- are left wing coallers on washington journal. three weeks ago, nancy pelosi was blocking legislation would prohibit the fairness doctrine. who is the lead role in the senate, not barbara boxer, the other one feinstein did mention it. they're blocking republican attempts to shut it down while pointing people t the fcc to throw it back in. we have to be vigilant >> thank you, i live in a snake pit called new jersey have the time. part of the problem is that in new jersey, we have three republican congressmen that voted for capt. trade. i, being a lifelong republican and conservative feel like it is time to pull the plug on these people. [applause] if they're going to be supporting barack obama and the democrats, we do not need them. but when i talk to other republican people, they say that if we get rid of one, we will get another one so that i am in a dilemma about that. we have a man that is running for governor who, one week
Aug 23, 2009 10:00pm EDT
in america because that was right up to the time i finished writing the book. so i think anybody that reads inside the beltway i see that you have a paperback copy, it's on paperback now, will find a lot of humor is true tales that have been told inside washington that they will not have read anywhere else and just like "weed man" i picked out the finest stories like with the stored marijuana in the basements of churches and got more room on the island with 40,000 pounds of wheat and build a house out of the bales and i try to bring some humor to the beat which is what i've done. >> host: john, thank you very much. i've enjoyed this discussion and urge the few words to take a fresh look at marijuana smuggling and read "weed man." >> guest: thank you. i appreciate that very much. .. >> the soviet army and task forces in 1991 since published in russia in his book the icebreaker and in this book he argues a widely accepted theory regarding the origins of world war ii were erroneous. in his new book, it "the chief culprit" stalin's grand design to start world war ii" dr. suvorov furthers his id
Aug 13, 2009 6:00pm EDT
of the rest of europe. welcome to "bbc worldews" broadcast to our viewers opbs in america also around the globe. cong up later for you, the rce of iran's fead be senged you militia. have an intervi with a former memr. anit's fewell to a pioer of roc music, the guitast les paul has died. hello. e u.s. governmt is making its view very clear. the man serving a lifesentence a jailf the bombing of a pa am jet should note releas early. he has ternal proste cancer. he could be freed next week on compasonate grounds. he served eightears of his sentence. the b correspondentllen little reported back othe saster in 1988. he has returnedo lockerbie now. >> t whole sky just lit up d it was le liquid fire starteto rain down on the car. >> like a atom bomb going off. it was a rrific mhroom of flames. >> i lost my broer-in-law, my sier-in-law. >> it was d winter, the longest ght of th yr. one ur into its flight. thpan am jumbo jet fell ou of the cd sky, the biggest mass murr in british history. he w sentenced to lif for plantinghe bomb i now likely to be releaseds early as next ek o compassionate gro
Aug 13, 2009 6:30pm EDT
viewers on pbs in america also around the globe. coming up later for you, the force of iran's feared be seeinged you militia. we have an interview with a former member. and it's farewell to a pioneer of rock music, the guitarist les paul has died. hello. the u.s. government is making its view very clear. the man serving a life sentence in a jail of the bombing of a pan am jet should not be released early. he has terminal prostate cancer. he could be freed next week on compassionate grounds. he served eight years of his sentence. the bbc correspondent allen little reported back on the disaster in 1988. he has returned to lockerbie now. >> the whole sky just lit up and it was like liquid fire started to rain down on the car. >> like an atom bomb going off. it was a terrific mushroom of flames. >> i lost my brother-in-law, my sister-in-law. >> it was mid winter, the longest night of the year. one hour into its flight. the pan am jumbo jet fell out of the cold sky, the biggest mass murder in british history. he was sentenced to life for planting the bomb is now likely to be released as e
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
health and it is bad for the economic health of america. my husband had alzheimer's disease for 10 years, and sadly he died last year. but i had the freedom to talk to his doctor and participate in his treatment. i would lose that freedom under this bill. some panel of bureaucrats would decide what his treatment would be, and whether or not it would be cost-effective. i agree that our american health care needs reform, but we can do lots of things to improve our present health care. i don't think we need to throw out our present health care and have a whole new government system. i am totally against the government taking it over. [applause] i wanted president obama to succeed, but i am not terrified at the way -- at the direction at this country under president obama, harry reid, and nancy pelosi. they have spent billions of dollars in the last few months, and we're trillions of dollars in debt. congressman connolly, you are our representative. you represent we the people. i implore you to vote no on this bill, preserve our freedom, and prevent our country from sliding into economic rui
Aug 14, 2009 10:00am EDT
it as part of cspan's america and the courts saturday at 7:00, eastern. >> three days of peace, love, and music. 40 years ago this weekend, half a million people gathered for woodstock. saturday, the co-founder will take us behind the scenes. that will be at 9:00 p.m., eastern, on both tv. >> how is cspan funded? >> donations? >> federal funds, grant funds? >> maybe contributions. >> austin, i don't know. >> i would say from commercials. >> advertising? >> something from the government? >> 30 years ago, america pause cable companies created cspan as a public service. it is a private business initiative with no government mandate, no government money. >> while we wait for live coverage of the netroots convention in less than one hour, conversation with one of the conservative bloggers meeting in pittsburgh this weekend from this morning's " washington journal per-ql." host: tell us what you are representing. guest: i am here to talk about conservative activism on line and become larger participants. people across the country can act with one voice. host: we have been checking with rep
Aug 19, 2009 4:00am EDT
is the biotech company up by around 2% and that's after analysts at bank of america and merrill lynch upgraded that stock to overweight from underweight and increased the company's price starting. we are watching ubs. that stock is lower, in line with the rest of the financials here in zurich. we are expecting the deal with the u.s. to be signed in washington later on today. that's when we may get some more details out on the settlement and sales including how many client names will be handed over to the u.s. authorities. there's a possibility of when the swiss government will sell its stake in ubs. ubs authorities have said they're preparing criminal investigations into 150 ubs clients in the u.s. and the wall street journal is reporting that up to 10 swiss and european banks among them. chris swiss and julius bear were identified in the ubs tax probe. that's after ubs clients in the u.s. have come forward and disclosed their ubs accounts, also other foreign accounts and they have said that they're with either credit suisse or other banks. but that doesn't necessarily mean that those banks wi
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Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
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Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. uncompensated care in america cost $43 billion. you and i pay that tax. now, -- i want to address the 47 million who do not have health care coverage, to bring them into the system and that can help lower cost by having a bigger risk pools. the second thing i want to do is having meaningful cost of health care reform. let's start with medicare. i want to close the doughnut hole on prescription drugs. i want to make sure all of our seniors have access to the medications they need and that no one in america over 55 or 65 casta make this terrible decision, to lead by a meal or the prescription drugs that i need? yew instead both the there are some specialized prescription drugs that cost a lot of money. i want to make sure a catastrophic illness does not bankrupt families in america. in our district alone, the 11th congressional district, last year, 1430 families filed for bankruptcy because of health care costs. any family in america, young or old, could be one accident or one illness away from catastrophic health care costs. capping health-care -- catastrophic costs so that the family is forced i
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Aug 16, 2009 2:00am EDT
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Aug 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
he is on the right path. this is the most tragic moment we have had in the history of america, since the great depression and world war ii, and i want to be part of the team of leadership, accountable leadership leadership that says, these are the facts, and that is how you have to see it. but i want our children to be all they can be in their educational opportunity, because we need them to lead america again. health care reform is an absolute requirement. the dividend we get from it in the navy is what you see in how we accomplished our jobs. america has to have that. in our economy, it is what it is about. entrepreneurialship should be the norm, not the exception. to have all the answers? absolutely not. experience? yes, i dealt with sailors on a nuclear ship, but the average age was 19. i just want pennsylvania to have leadership in the future that is working for them, and i promised to do that every day. thank you. [applause] >> thank you. >> i would love to follow up, thank you. [applause] >> a thank you. thank you to both candidates, to everyone who put this together. >> penns
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Aug 10, 2009 1:00pm EDT
system, particularly the public model which are worth emulating. >> with respect to the buy america provision, your prime minister raises this every time we see each other. that is important to note. he is expressing his country's concerns. i think it is also to keep it in perspective, that we have not seen some sweeping steps to protectionism. there was a particular provision within our recovery package, stimulus package, that did not extend beyond that. it was wto compliant. it was not something that i thought was necessary, and but it was introduced at a time when we had a severe economic situation and it was important for us to act quickly and not get bogged down in the day to around this particular provision. prime minister harper and i discussed this, and there might be mechanisms whereby local states and jurisdictions can work with provinces to allow possible -- cross border procurement practices that expands the trading relationship, but i think it is important to keep it in perspective. this has in no way in danger the billion dollars in trade taking place between our two c
Aug 27, 2009 5:30pm EDT
and central america focuses on immigrion issues. but tonight we want to explore another ory emerging i that rt of the world, the decriminalization ofrugs. last weekhe mexican goverent annoced that it will no longe jail users of smallmounts of marijua, cocaine and heroin. d other countries in that region have ten sim steps. what's it all about, for mre we are joined tonight from washington by john lsh. is a senior associate on drug poli for the washington oice on latin america which describes itself as ahink tank adcacy group promoting human rights anddemocracy in latin america. welcome to t program. first, tell us moreabout what these new laws in xico are. >> well, eentially they decriminizepossession for personalonsumption across a range of ecit substances, whether it'smarijuana or cocaine,nd th mexicanaw, while new for mexico, is not necearily new f latin america. there are similar decriminalizatn statutes up and down th continent, a it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions opening doorthe door to a simil reform in that untry. >> what'behind the decision to decriminalize
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and happiness belongs to america. that if i am a woman from it all i do not like choice. i enjoy being a muslim woman does not pursue happiness and these were also issues that i responded to when i was writing. >> host: in one of the reviews of the book, they made the argument that perhaps your mother ayyad delusion about herself, about the life she created, the illusion that you got sucked into it in many different ways and became a part of it is a metaphor for the illusion of iran, a country that has an image of itself and what it wishes to be and thinks it is deserving to be bought is constantly underperforming. is that what you had in mind? >> guest: i knew that in writing this book i was also responding to different feelings and emotions about iran about the concept what home is or was. but people who read the book always had insight that you necessarily did not have. i do think that we have an illusion of the past and if like my mother we become frozen and do not have a critical and dynamic conversation with the past we will never leave that past. we can change regimes every ten years and
Aug 10, 2009 9:00am EDT
, republican sarah palin wrote the america i know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with down syndrome will have to stand in front of obama's death panel. so his bureaucrats can decide whether they are worthy of health care. such a system is downright evil. in his weekly address, president obama fired back at opponents. >> and let me start by dispelling the outlandish rumors that reform will promote euthanasia or cut medicaid or bring about a government takeover of health care. that's simply not true. >> this week the president heads to new hampshire for a town hall meeting on health care. later, he'll visit montana, home state of max baucus, a key democrat trying to negotiate a deal on health care reform. elaine quijano, cnn, the white house. >> and of course, we do want to hear your thoughts on health care. send us your i-reports at >>> president obama holding talks at the top of the hour with the leaders of canada and mexico. the north american summit taking place in guadalajara is focusing on the fight against swine flu. plus regional trade issues and the drug
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Aug 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
goodness. >> this is america's news headquarters. i am lauren sivan. a developing story out of florida where the outer rim of tropical storm claudette is drenching the gulf coast. the storm will not make land fall until morning. draw claudette is packing winds at 50 miles an hour. it may not bring as much flooding or wind damage as earlier feared. kuwaiti officials are considering new restrictions after a wedding tent fire killed 41 men and women. they crushed one another in a desperate attempt to escape through an only exit. all of them were women and children because men attend a separate party. they include a ban on children at parties. i am lauren sivan. now let's head back to huckabee on the fox news channel. to huckabee only right here on fox. >> mike: when you think activity, what do you think of mark berger, assault, theft, of course. ever thought about crittle activity being prayer? does that sound absurd russian ark not to the american civil liberties union. they have raised a complaint that is amazingly charged the principal and athletic trigger of a florida high school with
Aug 31, 2009 8:30am EDT
and that nobody in america over 55 or 65 has to make that terrible decision, you know, do i buy a meal or do i buy the prescription drugs i need? and you and i both need there are some specialized prescription drugs that cost a lot of money. i want to make sure catastrophic illness doesn't bankrupt families in america. in our district alone, the 11th congressional district where you and i live, last year, 1430 families filed for bankruptcy because of healthcare costs. and any family in america, young or old, could be one accident or one illness away from catastrophic healthcare costs. and so catastrophic costs so that no family is forced to be in that position, i think, is an impoant reform. portability of healthcare insurance is an important reform. preventing insurers from cherry-picking for previous existing condition. now, you and i are of a certain age but a lot of my staff, some of whom are in this room are in their 20s and what i say to them if you're lucky enough, everybody in america will have a previous existing condition. because as we get old, we develop conditions. and some of them ar
Aug 3, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of the national urban league. [applause] i would be remiss-- i am told that america's mayor, mayor daley is in the audience here. i can't see up here mr. mayor bud if you are here thanks for the passport to come into town. there you are, mr. mayor, thank you very, very much. [applause] i understand that my colleague and a fellow a administration official, who he said jackson is here, the minister of the epa to is one of the best editions that the cabinet has made and i think, as she will tell you, i didn't make the new jersey governor capri-- cappi because i was her biggest booster to come and run the whole show so i am glad you are here. she really knows what she is doing. [applause] and a guide that, if i could do my job one tenth as well as he did his and does hismanal i would go down in the history books, but i don't have the talent he has, magic johnson. magic, just touch me, will you? just touch me. [applause] ladies and gentlemen, for 99 years, 99 years the urban league has been at this and after 99 years you have shaped the lives of millions of americans as well as american histo
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today. this is fios. this is big. >>> good morning, america. breaking news. an international man hunt ends. a reality tv star accused of killing his model wife is found dead in a motel room. we speak to the victim's mother this morning. >>> swept away as thousands watch huge waves knock over sightseers on the coast. a father and daughter swept out to sea. we're live on the coast of maine with the first responders. >>> the bahamas obamas begin their vacation. the republicans on the offensive and the head of the party is here live. >>> and honey, i hit a plane? imagine being the driver of one of these cars calling home to imagine being the driver of one of these cars calling home to explain this. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> welcome to a new week. diane sawyer with chris cuomo on this monday, august 24th. robin is off. there were fast-moving developments in the model murder investigation. >> the suspect police believe responsible for jasmine fiore's death is ryan jenkins. you see him pictured there. he was found dead in a motel room apparently a suicide.
Aug 31, 2009 10:00am EDT
representing 11 million members, including 2.5 million in working america, its new community of elliot, but we're also pleased and you'll enjoy today because he is a passionate advocate for workers and a charismatic leader. having his energy and enthusiasm and vision here is a great way for us to kick off this important speaker series for us. if any of you saw his 2008 speech to the united steelworkers challenging racism in the presidential election, which more than 5000 americans watched on youtube, you know what i'm talking about. he has a fire that burns strong and bright, but he also has a reputation as a builder of bridges between competing interests. these two attributes make him a leader worth listening to. i look forward to hearing his thoughts on how to revitalize organize labor, the countries middle class, and the economy. after his remarks, we look forward to a dialogue with you that david will moderate. please join me at a welcoming richard trumka. [applause] >> i want to thank cerrone for those very kind words -- thank sarah for those very kind words, but more importantly, for all
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. >>> welcome back to the most news in the morning. 26 minutes of a the hour. it's a long way from mexico but coastal maine, believe it or not, has become an emerging market for mexican drug cartels. >> the drug in demand, not marijuana, cocaine but heroin, a story you'll see only on american morning. >> reporter: when you think of the war on drugs you think inner cities, new york, chicago, l.a., d.c., but coastal maine? you may be surprised to hear heroin has become a huge problem too big to contain. lighthouse, lobsters. >> heroin, more heroin. >> and heroin? >> it's scary. >> thousands of miles from the drug cartels of mexico, this bucolic place in a mecca for heroin use. this detective has been working for decades. he says he's seen it all but never this. >> my case load for heroin has tripled over the last three years. >> that's incredible. >> yeah, i
Aug 11, 2009 10:00am EDT
at the national press club in washington and to our cspan audit across america and around the world. my name is a list of cordoba with the clear blue loose this -- clare booth luce organization. we are here to honor phyllis schlafly or staunch defense of traditional buyers and leading the pro-am the movement. luce institute supports women like phyllis schlafly. for more information, please call us at 88-891-4288. you can also visit our web site. zxhlet me welcome michelle eastn to present the award. [applause] >> thank you so much all of you for joining us today here at the national press club in washington, d.c. and welcome to the cspan audience as well. we are so happy today to have this special luncheon in honor of phyllis schlafly. we send a special thanks to roger milliken in south carolina who made this event possible with a gift. he has been supporting the clare booth luce policies for a long time. let me thank you for changing the lives of many young women all over america with your support for our outreach to young women and promotion of america's great women conservative leaders l
Aug 23, 2009 1:00pm EDT
influence grows. what if they were to lose faith in america? what if they were to use their economic clout in various countries? the first thing you should know about wen jiabao is he's quite different from other leaders in the chinese era. his followers have a nickname for him, grandpa wen. he flew out to a devastated area, met with them individually. he behaves more like a chinese politician. he is a politician within the ranks of his political party. i asked him about one of the most difficult times of his life, tiananmen square. i heard the other chinese officials in the room gasp. wen paused for what seemed like a minute, and then he answered with surprising frankness. listen carefully to what he says about chinese democracy. this was the heart of the interview. wen made clear that his country is moving toward the day when it will resemble a western-style democracy in some ways. he expressed a simple but powerful conviction, that government should answer to its people, and he acknowledged that he could see a time when china would have a two-party election. wen also said china needs a
Aug 20, 2009 5:30pm EDT
internationalournalists are using the occason to take a look at the conditions in that country. just what has america's ally, had karzai, accomished during his five years in office? it's a matt of considerable interest in germany, whichas 4,000 troops in afghanistan. is karz doing a good job? not according to this story by germanese deutsche velia it's a how they see it report. >> reporter: many afghans ar unhappy with histyle of governme. he's been criticized for hnding official positions to powerful warlds. the organizaon transparcy internationasays afghanistan is one of the most crupt countries the world. translator: the governmentin kabul is only interested in its own survival, as long as it reins rife with corrupon and nepotism instead of concentrating on deliveringood leadership, it will only beble to survive wh military help from weste cotries. >> reporr: efforts to build e country have made sme progress, t more slowlyhan many had hoped. afghanistan has received billionsf euros in aid, including $550 million fr germany. but half of afghan sils still l below the poverty line. >> translator: gi
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of the administration to misspeak recently. secretary of state hillary clinton in nigeria saying democracy in america is still evolving. she also made a surprising comment about the 2000 presidential election in this country while on foreign soil. >> our democracy is still evolving. we had all kinds of problems in some of our past elections, as you might remember. in 2000, our presidential election came down to one state where the brother of the man running for president was the governor of the state. so we have our problems, too. >> a state department spokesman tonight told us, quote, the secretary's remarks stand on their own. >>> as we reported to you earlier, the president's poll numbers continue to fall. a new gallup poll shows the president's job ap vl pro has fallen to 53%. the latest rasmussen puts it even lower, 48%. one of those reasons for the declining poll numbers is rising concern about the president's agenda which is meeting strong resistance. a leading republican senator, senator charles grassley today reported people are scared by the president's health care plan and other policies.
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Aug 16, 2009 8:00pm EDT
at nature made. fuel your greatness. >> from america's news headquarters, hello everyone i'm julie banderas, florida residents are on alert as claudette barrelled to the panhandle expected to make landfall hours from now. this will be the first tropical storm to strike the u.s. this year. winds 50 miles per hour and residents are preparing for possible flooding. heavy rains are already drenching the panhandle. the mexican government moving quickly to replace all 700 of its customs inspectors. soldiers going to airports and border crossings today, taking the inspectors's government issued guns. they were replaced with agents newly trained to fight drug smuggling who don't have criminal records. of the government saying the replaced agents were not fired, instead they were not required or rehired when their contract expired this weekend. i'm julie banderas, now, back to huckabee. huckabee. [applaus [applause] >> when you think criminal activity. what do you think of? murder, assault, theft? of course. have you ever thought about criminal activity being prayer? does that soun
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
to the board. the plan may incorporate managerial changes. bank of america is said to be carrying out a similar review internally. citigroup tells cnbc it had no comment on the record. >> not surprising. an upside consultant to -- >> to come in and see? >> we're good, right? >> bring them in. we'll ignore everything. >> bring them on. don't ever say -- bring them on or mission accomplished, please, don't say that. >> tell is the deadline for those companies with outstanding t.a.r.p. loan toes submit executive pay xankz compensation plans to ken feinberg. trader andrew hall, his $100 million contract with citi has been in the headlines a lot lately. now hall's contract may not be subject to pay czar's oversight because it was signed before february 11th. but another source says feinberg still has plenty of flexibility, using his authority on a case-by-case basis. that's the big question, will he get his money? will that unit stick around at citigroup and -- >> or is he grandfathered in? >> but if he doesn't stick around at citigroup, it's a big question, too. this guy is a big rainmaker. >> did
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
. he said the biggest position in gold is getting into bank of ameri america. what does it mean? >>> and speaking of that, the ceo of ali is here. mad man is also coming up. that could be jim cramer. we'll be back. walmart set to open higher after reporting a roughly flat second quarter profit that did beat expectations. joining us now to go inside the numbers, john lawrence, managing director at morgan keegan. how do you view the report? >> well, we view it as a very encouraging report. i mean, we've talked about, for several quarters now, the improvements, the productivity curve that's happening at walmart. you've had nine consecutive quarters now of inventory improvement for this big company. that's pretty impressive when you can get 100 basis points in gross margin. we were looking for an up one comp and it was down one. and then to take the bottom end of the earnings guidance up for the year is pretty impressive to us, some of the things that they're doing. >> inventories was a reduction of 6%. you know, walmart has long mks, of course, of passing along any cost sa
Aug 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of financial, including bank of america. these numbers were as of the end of june, so we don't know if they still have these positions. finally, say it ain't so. tootsie roll is down, a doubling of sugar prices, companies downgrading, and so they downgraded on concerns it will hurt them as sugar prices have gone up, crop shortages in this brazil and india, big talk. >> bob, technology still holding up, nasdaq up 7.5 points. i take you to wall and show you big cap technology stocks. the story today dictated by apple. barclays capital raising the price target to 208 from 188, not only like the product line but free cash flow. stocks up 1.75%. microsoft strong, as well, 1%, talking about the zzunor next month. look at what is happening in the chips base. 1% for the semiconductor index, names internally within that intel, qualcomm, and r.w. baird. palm, jim goldman was telling you on the menu, smart phones, palm is up 4%, despite the fact it was cut to sell at morgan joseph, and an upgrade at morgan keegan. >> the question we often ask so many times, what's driving
Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
," fulfilling america's destiny. published in 1991. and he has also published almost literally countless articles in major newspapers and journals. he served as a member of the state department advisory committee on democracy promotion, and he is a member of several editorials awards, including i am proud to say that of the journal of democracy. on my far right, doctor a sollie who spent many years as a practicing physician. is the president and founder of the american task force on palestine. he has testified before congress on palestinian issues several times, and in may 2008 he served as a member of the presidential delegation to the palestine investment conference in bethlehem. he is also the founder and chairman of the american charities for palestine, which works with the u.s. agency for international development to help meet the palestinian humanitarian needs. mr. cooper sitting next to my right is a senior director for the middle east and north africa here at the national endowment of democracy. in 2005, he took a leave her in which time he served as senior adviser to prime minis
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